Private Edward J W Tipper

{ Ted }

11 Sep 1924 - 15 Nov 1981

Edward James Walter Tipper enlisted into The Royal Sussex Regiment before volunteering for airborne forces.

He undertook parachute training course 140, which ran at RAF Ringway from 30 October to 14 November 1944.

Pte 'Ted' Tipper was posted to the 12th (Yorkshire) Parachute Battalion after qualifying as a military parachutist.

He saw active service in Europe, the Far East and Palestine, and was demobbed in June 1947.

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Service History


  • General service medal
  • General service medal
  • War Medal 1939 - 1945
Edward J W  Tipper

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